‘Good Times’ star Ja’Net Dubois dies at 74

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Actress Ja”net Dubois attends the TV Cares Ribbon of Hope Awards April 27, 2002 in Los Angeles, CA. Actress Tyne Daly was honored at the event with the “Ribbon of Hope Award.” (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

GLENDALE, Calif. (WGHP) — Ja’Net Dubois, one of the stars of “Good Times,” was found dead on Tuesday, TMZ reports.

Her family says she died in her sleep unexpectedly at her Glendale, California home.

Dubois played Willona Woods, the Evans family’s neighbor on the classic 70s sitcom.

She is most well known for her role on “Good Times,” but she also composed and sang the song “Movin’ On Up,” which was the theme for “The Jeffersons.”

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